National Jeweler Network



Bergdorf, Gemfields partner on collection

To celebrate its new jewelry salon opening this fall, the retailer is collaborating with the miner to create a line of gemstone pieces slated to debut in the space.


Tiffany & Co. to tackle New Zealand market

The retailer will open a new store in a historic building in Auckland, New Zealand late next year, marking the company’s first entry into the country.


Bloomingdale’s glitch leads to $10K diamond buy

A recent computer glitch caused the retailer to accidentally issue thousands of dollars in store credit to those in its loyalty program; one customer cashed in on the mistake with jewelry.


More chains report modest gains in Q2 sales

An increase in foot traffic helped boost same-store and total sales for Target, Walmart and T.J. Maxx’s parent company in the second quarter.


Signet settles dispute with Zale shareholders

Signet Jewelers Ltd. has agreed to pay several Zale shareholders a total of $34 million in a dispute over the per-share price Signet paid when it acquired Zale last year.


Synchrony links private label cards to Samsung Pay

Synchrony Financial’s private label credit card holders will be able to connect their cards to the new Samsung Pay mobile payment system when it launches next month.


Colorado spill renews calls for mining law reform

The breach that turned a Colorado river orange this week has environmental groups and some lawmakers stressing the need to overhaul the 143-year-old law that still governs hard-rock mining.


Guy Bedarida leaves John Hardy

The designer and creative director has parted ways with the Bali-based luxury brand he has worked with since 1998.


US demand for gold jewelry inches up 2 percent

The market remains a “slow and steady engine” for jewelry demand, the World Gold Council said its second quarter report.